Class of 2017: Largest class college bound

With 93 students, the Class of 2017 is the largest graduating class in the school’s history, and 98% of them were accepted into bachelor degree programs.

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the new graduates received their diplomas at a Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony held at Most Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Waukegan and presided by Fr. Corey Brost, C.S.V.

“Thank you for joining us in prayer and celebration today as we gather around our graduates. May the Spirit of God continue to enlighten their souls, hearts and minds, and show them the path to holiness. May they always be aware of the presence of God in their lives and the love and support from family and friends.”

The Class of 2017 can boast many milestones including:

• 93 students, largest graduating class
• $25,668,000 awarded in scholarships
• 98% acceptance to Bachelor’s programs

Next fall they are headed to colleges that include: Bates College, Brandeis University, College of Holy Cross, Emory University, Loyola University, Marquette University, Washington University in St. Louis and many more.
At the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremony, the new graduates received a blessing from representatives from the CRSM endorsing communities – Sinsinawa Dominicans, Society of the Holy Child of Jesus and the Clerics of St. Viator.